Career Development

Videos & Presentations

Resumes & Cover Letters


General Resume Writing Video

This 13-minute video covers general resume writing tips. If you are working on your first ever resume, are transitioning a high school resume to a college resume, or just want a refresher, this video will be helpful to you.

General Resume Writing Prezi

This self-paced Prezi covers the same information as the general resume writing video but allows you to go at your own pace.

Resumes for Education Majors

This 12-minute video guides Education majors on how to develop a strong teaching candidate resume.

Resumes for Nursing Majors

This 10-minute video showcases the essentials of a nursing resume.

Advanced Resume Writing: How to Beat the Bots

This is a recording of Advanced Resume Writing: How to Beat the Bots, hosted on March 3rd. The hour-long session explains what applicant tracking systems are and how you can write a resume that will help you get an interview.

Writing a Cover Letter

This 11-minute video highlights the elements of a cover letter, including length, format, and what to include.

Major & Career Exploration


Tips and Tricks for the Exploratory Major

Students in the exploratory major are encouraged to watch this 10-minute video for tips and tricks on picking a major.

Career Exploration Tools

This 8-minute video covers some of the Career Exploration tools available on the Career Development website.

Flash Mentoring

Flash Mentoring allows you to connect with professionals in industries of interest. Watch this four-minute video to learn more about the Flash Mentoring program and why you should get involved.

Networking, Mentoring & Job Searching


Job Searching During Coronavirus

This 5-minute video highlights some things to keep in mind if you are searching for a job or internship during COVID-19.

LinkedIn Profile & Tools

This 10-minute video gives an overview of the LinkedIn profile and some helpful networking tools.

Handshake Basics

Watch this 8-minute video to learn about some of the key features of Handshake, including how to schedule an appointment with your Career Coach, finding a job, following an employer, and accessing the Career Guide.

Building Your Professional Brand

This 14-minute video will show you how to build your professional brand online, with networking, in your professional communication, and more.

Career Fair Preparation

Watch this 9-minute video to learn what to expect at the Career Fair, including what you should wear and how to create an elevator speech.

Flash Mentoring

Flash Mentoring allows you to connect with professionals in industries of interest. Watch this four-minute video to learn more about the Flash Mentoring program and why you should get involved.

Professional Mentor Program

Watch this 8-minute video to learn more about Xavier University's signature Professional Mentor Program and how you can get connected with a professional mentor.

 Graduate School


Is Graduate School Right for You?

This 7-minute video showcases some things to keep in mind if you are considering graduate school.

Is Graduate School Right for You? Part Two

Watch this 9-minute video for additional considerations when thinking about graduate school.